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Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences Featured Resources provide the latest information on workplace safety, health and well-being. Additional information can be filtered by topic in the supporting navigation to the left of the article content.

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Jan 24, 2017
OSHA Safety and Health Topic: Ionizing Radiation

This page provides a starting point for technical and regulatory information regarding the recognition, evaluation, and control of occupational health hazards associated with ionizing radiation.

Source: OSHA

Jan 24, 2017
Safety and Health Topics: Chemical Reactivity Hazards

This page on reactive chemical safety provides information on many aspects of safe chemical operations.

Source: OSHA

Jan 24, 2017
Fact Sheets

Environmental, Health and Safety Fact Sheets, UCLA (UCLA)

Source: UCLA

Jan 24, 2017
Safe Science: Promoting a Culture of Safety in Academic Chemical Research

The National Academies Press presents this guide to go beyond simple compliance with regulations to work toward fostering a strong, positive safety culture. Available for purchase or free e-download. (NAP)

Source: NAP

Sep 01, 2013
Green Labs Planning Group: Resources

Green Labs Planning Group started as an online discussion group and collaboration tool for researchers and staff working to reduce the environmental impact of laboratory operations

Source: GL

Dec 01, 2012
Safety in Academic Chemistry Laboratories: Volume 2 Accident Prevention for Faculty and Administrators 7th Edition,

The information presented in this manual is adaptable to all laboratories and workplaces using chemicals, including research, analytical, quality control, clinical, and process development laboratories.

Source: ACS

Jan 01, 2012
Work-Related Asthma among Laboratory Animal Workers

TThe National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has estimated that 33% of animal handlers develop allergy symptoms.

Source: MASS Dept. Public Health

May 01, 2011
The Lab Safety Memorial Wall

The Laboratory Safety Institute (LSI) has created a virtual Memorial Wall in memory of the more than 300 people who lost their live in laboratory accidents during the past 100 years.

Source: Lab Safety Institute